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Monterey Pop 50 Years Later: Phil Lesh, Jack Johnson and More – Rolling Stone

Booker T. Jones, Phil Lesh, Norah Jones and others look ahead to the new Monterey Pop, and reflect on whether the original message can still resonate. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty
Booker T. Jones, Phil Lesh, Norah Jones and others look ahead to the new Monterey Pop, and reflect on whether the original message can still resonate. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty
 "The timing of it was exactly right to catch the spirit of a new generation," Eric Burdon says of the original Monterey Pop. Marianna Burdon
“The timing of it was exactly right to catch the spirit of a new generation,” Eric Burdon says of the original Monterey Pop. Marianna Burdon

Booker T. Jones, Phil Lesh, Norah Jones and others look ahead to the new Monterey Pop, and reflect on whether the original message can still resonate.

Source: Monterey Pop 50 Years Later: Phil Lesh, Jack Johnson and More – Rolling Stone

Hey Hey, My My: Aging Rock Fans Still Hold Their Lighters High – The New York Times

Pete Townshend of the Who struck a nerve with rock ’n’ roll rebels in 1965 with the line “I hope I die before I get old.”

But something has happened in the five decades since he wrote “My Generation”: The boomer generation got older, yet continued to love rock ’n’ roll. Now, as many of those early fans enter retirement, they are still boarding buses and trudging through muddy fields to see their favorite bands.

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